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13/02/2019 - Award of contracts for children's centres in Peterborough – FEB19/CMDN/89 ref: 1578    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Member authorised the award of a 1 year contract  to:

 

1)    Barnardos, the Service Provider of Children's Centres for the Central and East Locality from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 for the sum of £812 663

 

2)    Spurgeons, the Service Provider of Children's Centres for the South Locality from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 for the sum of £177 080

 

3)    Spurgeons for the Service Provider of Children's Centres for the North, West and Rural Locality from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 for the sum of £428 360

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision published: 13/02/2019

Effective from: 19/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Pam Setterfield


11/02/2019 - Section 75 for health visiting and school nursing - FEB19/CMDN/88 ref: 1576    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Member approved the delegation of authority to Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) to act as lead local authority in commissioning the Healthy Child Programme (HCP) across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire and for delivery of the function for the HCP to CCC, which shall include the  associated transfer of HCP funding to CCC for up to five years (1 April 2019 – 31 March 2024)

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Public Health

Decision published: 11/02/2019

Effective from: 15/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jo Melvin


04/02/2019 - Budget Control Report November 2018 - FEB19/CAB/87 ref: 1574    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 04/02/2019

Effective from: 04/02/2019

Decision:

Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED to note:

 

1.    The Revenue Budgetary Control position for 2018/19 at November 2018 includes a £3.921m overspend position on the revenue budget.

2.    The key variance analysis and explanations were contained in Appendix A to the report.

3.    The estimated reserves position for 2018/19 was outlined in Appendix B to the report.

4.    In year budget risks were highlighted in Appendix C to the report.

5.    The Asset Investment and Treasury Budget Report was contained in Appendix D to the report.

 


04/02/2019 - Task and Finish Group - Fly Tipping and Waste Policy Review Report - FEB19/CAB/80 ref: 1567    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 04/02/2019

Effective from: 04/02/2019

Decision:

Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED to:

 

1.    Agree the recommendations set out in the interim report of the Task and Finish Group and note that further recommendations are expected following continued work by the Group.

2.    Approve the financial and resource commitment required to deliver the short term enforcement and communication elements specified in 7.2 and 7.3 of the Task and Finish Group’s interim report.

3.    Support the Task and Finish Group in their further work on the specified additional work as requested by Scrutiny Committee at their meeting 9 January 2019. (Section 2.1(b) of the report).

 


04/02/2019 - Improving Education Outcomes in Peterborough - FEB19/CAB/85 ref: 1571    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 04/02/2019

Effective from: 04/02/2019

Decision:

Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED to:

 

1.    Note the contents of the report and the actions being taken.

2.    Support both Elected Members and Officers in their efforts to support and challenge schools to improve outcomes for children and young people in Peterborough.


04/02/2019 - Medium Term Financial Strategy 2019/20 to 2021/22 - Tranche Three - FEB19/CAB/84 ref: 1570    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 04/02/2019

Effective from: 04/02/2019

Decision:

Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED to approve:

 

1.    The Tranche Three service proposals, outlined in Appendix H to the report as the basis for public consultation.

2.    The updated budget assumptions, to be incorporated within the Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) 2019/20- 2021/22. These were outlined in section 5.1 of the report.

3.    The revised capital programme approach outlined in section 5.11 and the capital schemes outlined in Appendix G to the report.

4.    The Medium Term Financial Strategy 2019/20-2021/22-Tranche Three, as set out in the body of the report and the following appendices:

·         Appendix A – 2019/20-2021/22 MTFS Detailed Budget Position-Tranche Three

·         Appendix B Budget Proposals- Tranche One, Two and Three.

·         Appendix C – Council Tax Information

·         Appendix D – Grant Register

·         Appendix E – Fees and Charges

·         Appendix F Performance Data

·         Appendix G Capital Programme Schemes 2019/20- 2023/24

·         Appendix H – Budget Consultation Document, including Tranche Three Budget Proposal detail

·         Appendix I  – Savings RAG Rating

·         Appendix J –  Equality Impact Assessments

·         Appendix K – Treasury Management Strategy

·         Appendix L –  Capital Strategy

·         Appendix M – Asset Management Plan

·         Appendix N – Investment Acquisition Strategy

 

Cabinet RESOLVED to note:

5.    The statutory advice of the Chief Finance Officer outlined in section 6 of the report, The Robustness Statement. This was required to highlight the robustness of budget estimates and the adequacy of the reserves.

6.    All the grant figures following the Local Government Provisional Finance Settlement, published on 13 December 2018 outlined in section 4.4 of the report.

7.    The future strategic direction for the Council outlined in section 5.10 of the report.


04/02/2019 - Commercial Strategy 2018-2021 - FEB19/CAB/83 ref: 1569    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 04/02/2019

Effective from: 04/02/2019

Decision:

Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED to endorse the proposed Commercial Strategy 2018-2021 for consideration by the Joint meeting of the Scrutiny Committees.

 


04/02/2019 - Governance of Council Companies, Partnerships and Charities FEB19/CAB/81 ref: 1566    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 04/02/2019

Effective from: 04/02/2019

Decision:

Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED to:

 

1.    Note the Leader of the Council’s approval of the revised Executive Procedure Rules,  Executive Delegations, and related structure chart as set out Appendix A and B to the report for the purposes of formal oversight of the Council’s companies partnerships and charities which comprise of additions to the delegations to Cabinet and the setting up of a Shareholder Cabinet Committee, subject to the correction of numbering and inclusion of Vivacity in Appendix B.

2.    Note the proposed Membership of Council’s Shareholder Cabinet Committee as detailed in section 3.6 of the report.

3.    Approve the amendment of Peterborough Limited’s Articles of Association to adopt the revised list of reserved matters as set out in Appendix C to the report, subject to the correction of numbering and inclusion of the limit to litigation payment sums.

4.    Recommend to Full Council the revised Audit Committee Terms of Reference set out in Appendix A of the report.


04/02/2019 - Minerals and Waste Local Plan - Further Draft for Consultation - FEB19/CAB/86 ref: 1573    Recommendations Approved

Approval of the Further Draft version of the Joint Peterborough and Cambridgeshire Minerals and Waste Local Plan for Public Consultation

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 04/02/2019

Effective from: 04/02/2019

Decision:

Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED to:

 

1.    Approve the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Minerals and Waste Local Plan - Further Draft (Appendix 1 to the report) and the associated Policies Map (Appendix 2 to the report) (which set out the new or revised allocations), for the purpose of subsequent public consultation likely commencing in March 2019.

2.    Delegate to officers the authority to make any minor non-consequential amendments to the Plan as attached, prior to consultation, in order to: correct any typographical errors; improve presentation; or address any minor amendments arising from the Plan’s consideration by Cambridgeshire County Council’s democratic process.

3.    Delegate to the Cabinet Member for Growth, Planning, Housing and Economic Development authority to make more substantive changes to the Plan as attached, prior to consultation, provided he should see fit to do so, if it would help to address any more substantive suggested amendments arising from the Plan’s consideration by Cambridgeshire County Council’s democratic process.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Richard Kay


04/02/2019 - Developing a Think Communities Approach and Delivering the Integrated Communities Strategy - FEB19/CAB/85 ref: 1572    Recommendations Approved

Across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, the public sector are seeking to bring together a combined approach to developing community resilience. The aim of the Think Communities approach is to unite key public sector organisations behind a common set of goals and priorities which support the development of communities, deliver better outcomes and through better early intervention at community level, reduce demand on statutory services.

 

Cabinet will be asked to approve this approach as a key partner in Think Communities and to approve the Integrated Communities Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 04/02/2019

Effective from: 04/02/2019

Decision:

Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED to:

 

1.    Approve the Think Communities approach across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

2.    Note the progress to deliver an Integrated Communities pilot programme, incorporating the work on Inclusive Cities

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Ferguson


04/02/2019 - Regional Adoption Agency Services* - FEB19/CAB/82 ref: 1568    Recommendations Approved

To agree an award of contract relating to the regional adoption services.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 04/02/2019 - Cabinet

Decision published: 04/02/2019

Effective from: 08/02/2019

Decision:

Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED to delegate authority to the Executive Director of People and Communities to:

1.    Vary the existing contract with The Adolescent and Children's Trust (TACT) relating to adoption services; via a Notice of Change (NOC)

2.    Authorise the decision for Cambridgeshire County Council  to appoint a Voluntary Adoption Agency on behalf of the Council;

3.    Enter into a Partnership Agreement with Cambridgeshire County Council, and authorise any subsequent variations required;

4.    Authorise the Director of Governance or authorised legal officers to enter into any other legal documentation necessary to document the contractual, and other legal arrangements in relation to Regional Adoption Agency services.

Lead officer: Helene Carr


30/01/2019 - Exercise of Delegation Authority in Relation to an Extension of the Loan Facility to ECSP1 ref: 1565    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Acting Corporate Director Resources

Decision published: 01/02/2019

Effective from: 30/01/2019

Lead officer: Carole Coe


31/01/2019 - School Admission Arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools Academic Year 2020/21 – JAN19/CMDN/79 ref: 1564    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Member approved and determine the proposed changes to admission arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools for whom Peterborough City Council is the admission authority, for the 2020/21 academic year.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Education Skills and University

Decision published: 31/01/2019

Effective from: 06/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sam Surtees


30/01/2019 - Uncollectable Debts in Excess of £10,000 - JAN19/CMDN/78 ref: 1563    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Member authorised the write off of the debt shown as outstanding in respect of non-domestic rates and accounts receivable (sundry debt) accounts included in the Appendices. This details the financial year and the category for the write off request.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Resources

Decision published: 30/01/2019

Effective from: 30/01/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Peter Carpenter